Talent Solutions

A search and selection consultancy specialising in the permanent and interim recruitment of professionals supporting companies’ change initiatives and the drive towards continuous improvement.

Senior Production Planner

Posted 27.07.20


South Yorkshire


£40,000-£50,000 + excellent package

Are you a successful Production Planner, Material Planner, Production Controller or Planning Manager looking to stand out and progress your career? Are you looking to make a difference in a forward thinking business engaged in company-wide Continuous Improvement? My client is a profitable, long-standing family-owned heavy manufacturing business with multiple sites, based in South Yorkshire. The business understands its people are the key to its success and are building a first class team.

A group role, as Senior Production Planner you will be responsible for optimising capacity and factory resources across 3 operations, scheduling materials and planning production to achieve on time in full delivery to their customers.

This is an opportunity to play a key part in a wider major investment project across the group which will include the delivery of a world class ERP/MRP system. You will be key in its delivery across the group.


  • Extensive experience in a production planning / material control position using MRP2 or similar systems
  • A full understanding of capacity planning and OEE
  • Proven experience of planning, forecasting, and reducing lead times within a fast-moving manufacturing environment
  • Sound knowledge of Stores and inventory management best practice
  • Advanced IT literacy
  • A team player with high levels of commitment, energy, and personal / professional integrity
  • Able to work under pressure

An excellent remuneration package is offered to include a starting salary of circa £40-£50k. If you want to take the next step in furthering your career please click apply to submit your details.

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Why Kaizen

We have developed a track record over more than a decade in recruiting senior executive and mid-level business leaders that operate across many related sectors. These include manufacturing, consumer, logistics, utilities and professional services.

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